Local man arrested following traffic stop

A Hot Springs man was arrested on multiple felony charges Sunday after a traffic stop by a Garland County sheriff's deputy led to the discovery of more than an ounce of marijuana, several firearms, and various prescription pills, a report said.

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Community rebuilds lives following fire

A year after a fire destroyed four townhomes in the 300 block of Kleinshore Road residents still feel the sting of their loss, but their resilience and focus on community have helped them rebuild not only their homes but their lives, as well.

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Ankle bracelet leads to arrest

A Malvern man was arrested on Sunday for allegedly burglarizing a local diner last month after the GPS signal from his ankle bracelet reportedly showed him at the scene around the time it was burglarized.

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Good Samaritans rescue stowaway kittens

The compassion of the Hot Springs community was on full display Wednesday morning when countless people stopped to help rescue two stowaway kittens who ran out into traffic on Central Avenue. The last thing Rachel Francis expected to hear on her daily commute to work was the muffled sounds of kittens meowing but as she sat in the drive-through at Sonic, 1515 Malvern Ave., that is exactly what she heard. She and several others were sitting in line, waiting for breakfast when the small cries of kittens caught their attention.

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FFA, Blue Cross work to end food insecurity

Students from across the state in the Arkansas Future Farmers of America program donned hairnets and protective gloves Wednesday as they spent part of their summer leadership conference at Camp Couchdale packaging 30,000 meals.

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Local woman dies in early morning fire

A local woman who was pulled from her burning home at 298 Pittman Road early Sunday morning by a Garland County sheriff's deputy was later declared dead at the scene, according to the sheriff's department and fire officials.

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Community honors fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

Veterans, patriots and their families crowded into the area surrounding the ever-growing Garland County Veterans Memorial and Military Park Monday morning for the community's annual Memorial Day service, honoring the nation's servicemen and women.

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Volunteers 'Du' for the parks

More than 60 people competed in the 19th annual Du for the Parks duathlon on Sunday, but race coordinator Ken Freeman says none of it would be possible without the hard work and dedication of the many volunteers.

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Bank robbery suspect arrested

Hot Springs police, based on "numerous tips" generated by circulating photographs of an alleged bank robber on Friday, arrested a 46-year-old local man Saturday on an aggravated robbery warrant only a few blocks from the scene of the crime.

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New crop of artists donate works

Artwork created by a new generation of students now decorates the halls of Garland County Juvenile Court after works created by an earlier generation of student-artists were returned them late last month.

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